November 15, 2019

Fisheries Ministers approve climate change protocol for CRFM Members States

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BELIZE CITY, BELIZE, SUNDAY, 14 October 2018 (CRFM)—A Protocol on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management in Fisheries and Aquaculture was approved for CARICOM States during a recent high-level meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM). At the 8th Special Meeting of the CRFM Ministerial Council held in Barbados […]

Caribbean Fisheries Ministers endorse protocol for securing small-scale fisheries

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BELIZE CITY, BELIZE, WEDNESDAY, 23 May 2018 (CRFM)—Fisheries Ministers who recently attended the 12th Regular Meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM), held in Montserrat on Friday, 18 May 2018, endorsed a newly drafted protocol on Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the region. CRFM Executive Director, Milton Haughton, noted that […]

Too Big To Ignore explores challenges to sustainable development of local fisheries

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By Jewel Fraser From Sea Food Source Two years after FAO member states agreed to adopt a human rights-based approach to governing the small-scale fisheries in their countries, researchers invested in the development of small-scale fisheries have released a book outlining progress made in implementing those reforms and the challenges in doing so. The book, […]

Fisheries Ministers from CRFM Member States meet Friday in Guyana

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Belize City, Thursday, 18 May 2017 (CRFM)—The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) will host the 11th Meeting of its Ministerial Council—the highest ranking decision-making body of the regional fisheries organization—starting at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, May 19, at the Pegasus Hotel in Georgetown, Guyana. Ministers who hold the portfolio for fisheries from the 17 Member […]

Caribbean common fisheries policy authorised for implementation

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From KNEWS The Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED), comprised of ministers responsible for agriculture from across the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), has confirmed the Caribbean Community Common Fisheries Policy as a final policy document for the Community. The Caribbean Community Common Fisheries Policy (CCCFP) is aimed at fostering greater harmonisation across the Caribbean in […]

Caribbean edges closer to adopting fisheries policy

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From Guyana Times The Belize-based Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) says the region is closer to adopting a fisheries policy The Belize-based Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) says the region is closer to adopting a fisheries policy which it describes as a progressive agreement for the cooperative management of shared fisheries resources in the Caribbean. […]